58 | Actor, Producer, Filmmaker, Connector: Brian Yang
The Asian American experience is a complicated one. We all have our different realities when it comes to our relationship with our culture and identity. This is compounded by the fact that America is becoming more diverse, but also more divisive. To help combat xenophobia against Asians and reach across the aisle, a group of Asian American leaders and organizations came together to create the #AllAmericans campaign. One of these leaders is Brian Yang. Brian is a community organizer, actor, filmmaker, and most recently the former fundraising co-chair for Andrew Yang’s 2020 presidential campaign. He is most known for his role as Charlie Fong in 2010 TV series Hawaii Five 0, and is also the producer of the Jeremy Lin documentary. During our conversation, Brian opens up about what really happened during the Iowa caucuses, he shares the true intention behind Andrew Yang’s controversial Op-Ed piece, and what we, as a community, need to do to build solidarity.
Watch the PBS Documentary series Asian Americans: https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/
Visit www.AllAmericans.us and join the movement
We Are All Americans PSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hip_BRY0XW8
Follow Brian Yang Twitter/Instagram: @briflys
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